SB 0349 Mandates insurance coverage for new phases of clinical trials undertaken for the treatment of cancer
Sponsor:Dougherty Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:1031S.01I Fiscal Note:1031-01
Committee:Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action:03/12/03 - Voted Do Pass S Aging, Families, Mental and Public Journal page:
Health Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SB 349 - This act requires health insurance companies to provide coverage for routine patient care costs incurred as the result of phase I or II clinical trials undertaken to treat cancer. Currently, Section 376.429, RSMo, requires coverage for phases III or IV only.